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Christchurch, Canterbury
4h 50m ride in train, First Class seat
Greymouth, West Coast

Christchurch to Greymouth Schedule

Christchurch to Greymouth Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
New Zealand Rail First Class seat 08:15 - 13:05NZD 199.01

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How to get from Christchurch to Greymouth?

When you want to get from Christchurch to Greymouth, your choices are limited. There is only one option we offer for this route:

  • Train

How far is Christchurch from Greymouth?

The overland distance from Christchurch to Greymouth is 150 miles (240 km).
The flying distance is 123 miles (197 km).

How long does it take to get from Christchurch to Greymouth?

The travel time from Christchurch to Greymouth takes 5 hours in media.

How much does it cost to get from Christchurch to Greymouth?

To get from Christchurch to Greymouth prepare to shell out about NZD 199.01 for your ticket.

How many trips per day are there from Christchurch to Greymouth?

Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 departures a day.

Useful tips for travel from Christchurch to Greymouth

While train is the only option we offer for this route, these simple tips and recommendations will help enhance your travel experience.


Things to remember before buying your train ticket:

  • Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel.
  • In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough - it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.
  • If you are in for a premium experience, opt for a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi and a choice of snacks and drinks.

Do many travellers take train from Christchurch to Greymouth?

Up to now, 539 booked train tickets from Christchurch to Greymouth through our service. You can check reviews above.